Housing

Nate Van Duzer 07-17-2009
Last week the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities released a study analyzing the effectiveness of our country's safety net programs.
Neeraj Mehta 06-24-2009
Why are people poor? I remember being asked this question 10 years ago while training for a program I was volunteering with.
Barbara Grady 05-27-2009
Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, has been dividing rich and poor, black and white, jobless and employed in this city since the days of Jim Crow when it was a legal line of segregation.
Neeraj Mehta 05-26-2009
A standard definition of community development often goes something like this:
In the upcoming weeks and months, desperate people will knock on the doors of almost every church across the nation to ask for emergency financial assistance.
Jim Wallis 05-05-2009
In 1965, in a last minute move, the American Football League switched its All-Star game from New Orleans to Houston.
Jim Wallis 04-23-2009
Sunday evening the Mobilization to End Poverty will begin.
Bob Greenstein 04-07-2009

I've been asked for a few words about how the recession may affect poverty in the United States, and also about policy issues related to poverty that have emerged from the economic recovery legislation and from the budget debate on Capitol Hill.

Mary Nelson 03-03-2009
Several years ago over 100 of us were arrested for blocking a Capital building entrance and protesting tax cuts for the 5 percent wealthiest people and program cuts from WIC, food stamps, college a
Mary Nelson 02-04-2009
Millard Fuller, the founder of Habitat for Humanity, died yesterday.
Leroy Barber 01-16-2009
This week, for the second time in a few years, I found myself walking the streets of a city talking to pastors and people about how Mission Year could help them recover from a devastating storm.

In Brookville, Pennsylvania, a dispute over laws has shaken the otherwise quiet community.

Andrew Wilkes 08-05-2008

At long last the wheels of Washington have rolled out a bill to address the housing crisis! On July 30, President Bush signed the Housing and Economy Recovery Act into law. Despite its imperfections, the bill establishes an important provision for extremely low-income Americans -- the National Affordable Housing Trust Fund (NHTF).

This fund will provide much-needed resources for [...]

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